Watch BBC Women's Footballer of the Year contender Saki Kumagai

Japan and Olympique Lyonnais' Saki Kumagai is hoping to win the coveted BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2019 award.

Saki joins Denmark and Vfl Wolfsburg forward Pernille Harder , Olympique Lyonnais' Ada Hegerberg from Norway, USA and Portland Thorns' Lindsey Horan and Australia, Chicago Red Stars and Perth Glory's Sam Kerr on the five player shortlist for the award.

Voting has now closed and the winner will be revealed on Wednesday, 22 May.

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